Historic Markers Across Georgia



Columbus Granade



Marker ID:  
Location: at the intersection of Beaverdam Rd (County Route 64) and Columbus Granade (County Route 65), Washington, GA
County: Wilkes
Coordinates: N 33° 45.681    W 082° 52.128
  33.76135    -82.8688
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: None
Columbus Granade Marker
Photo by David Seibert



Text:

Son of Adam Granade and Rebecca Ansley
Teacher, Farmer, Author, Cartographer,
Surveyor, Legislator, Soldier, Poet

Co F 12th Ga Batt Light Artillery
Army of Northern Virginia 1862 – 1865
Wilkes County School Board
Wilkes County Surveyor
Creator of New Century Map of Wilkes County 1900
Clerk of Beaverdam Baptist Church 1876 -1913
Georgia House of Representatives 1902 – 1904
Author “Poems and Sayings"
Married May 15, 1856 to
Nancy Beck December 1, 1833 – June 3, 1873
Children
Flora Estelle 1856 -1903 M Adolphus James Orr
Thomas Adam 1859 – 1934 M Alice Estelle Fanning
Joseph William 1865 – 1957
Annie Maud 1866 – 1919
Homesite located 200 Yards South




Columbus Granade
Photo by David Seibert



 

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